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Mary Beth Shaughnessy

General News

ISC West 2024 grows attendance, offers most expansive lineup yet

April 16, 2024SSN Staff

NORWALK, Conn.—ISC West 2024 delivered another year of successful programming and welcomed more than 29,000 security industry professionals to The Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, show officials announced. ISC West elevated the customer experience by hosting both fan-favorite and brand-new offerings throughout the four-day event, which featured over 750 exhibitors, over 220 speakers and over 110 education sessions covering the latest trends and solutions across the security industry.  “This...

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Scott Dunn

General News

SIA announces new Board of Directors chair, board members, executive committee

April 12, 2024SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced its new Board of Directors chair – Scott Dunn of Axis Communications – and presented four new members to the SIA Board of Directors at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership gathering, held April 9 during ISC West. The new SIA Board of Directors members, who will serve an initial two-year term from 2024 to 2026, are: Andrew Elvish, vice president of marketing, Genetec Brian Harrell,...

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Bill Bozeman

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SIA names Bill Bozeman as honorary member

April 8, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) Executive Committee has named Bill Bozeman as an honorary SIA member. Bozeman – a security industry veteran and longtime SIA member and SIA Board of Directors member – is one of only six individuals to have received this honor, joining fellow honorary members Les Gold, Joe Grillo, Sandy Jones, Dave McGowan, and Scott Schafer. SIA recognized Bozeman during ISC West. Bozeman is the founder of Bozeman Strategic...

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Also Noted

SIA names Bobby Prostko as Data Privacy Advisory Board chair

April 4, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Robert “Bobby” Prostko, Allegion chief privacy officer and deputy general counsel, to serve as the new chair of its Data Privacy Advisory Board. The SIA Data Privacy Advisory Board – leveraging the collective expertise of industry professionals, law enforcement, security practitioners and data privacy experts – provides information and best practices to help SIA members handle...

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On The Editor's Desk

Honoring a great man's legacy

April 3, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

As we all prepare for ISC West next week, one man who sadly will not be in Las Vegas will instead be honored for his years of dedication to his company and the security industry as a whole. Paul Ahern was the longtime CEO of Cypress Integration Solutions who passed away in January 2023 after a battle with liver and pancreatic cancer. Paul’s presence at industry shows - including ISC West and Security Systems News’ own SecurityNext conference - demonstrated his commitment to not...

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SIA names Dan Cremins as Built Environment Advisory Board chair

March 28, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Dan Cremins of Delta Electronics to serve as the new chair of SIA’s Built Environment Advisory Board. The SIA Built Environment Advisory Board – formerly the Proptech Advisory Board – was created to grow engagement between the proptech community and the global security industry through partnerships, education and thought leadership. “I am excited to work with SIA and members...

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Sheryl Pinckney-Maas

Women in Security

Women in Security Profile: Sheryl Pinckney-Maas – ‘I'm working to build partnerships and find customers’

March 27, 2024Kenneth Z. Chutchian, Contributing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Sheryl Pinckney-Maas is a straight shooter. That trait helped her get to where she is today in the security industry, a successful entrepreneur, CEO and founder of Guardian Zone, LLC, the first company to produce a crowd and public safety mobile software solution for businesses, schools and venues allowing any smartphone user to automatically connect with on-site security officials. Pinckney-Maas considers it her job to be a visionary for her company. Before Pinckney-Maas...

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Don Erickson

General News

SIA expands its team to better serve its members

March 19, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has welcomed four new members to the SIA team to support the association’s members and initiatives. The four new hires are Rachel Tayag, associate director of learning and development; Adriana Lopez Cadima, senior manager of design and videography; Natalie Robinson, senior manager of member services; and Adom Yusuf, senior manager of standards and technology. Tayag started in broadcast television at what...

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Don Erickson

General News

SIA names Wayne Dorris as Cybersecurity Advisory Board chair

March 13, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Wayne Dorris of Axis Communications to serve as the new chair of SIA’s Cybersecurity Advisory Board (CAB). The SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board is a group of industry cybersecurity experts appointed by the SIA Board of Directors whose mission is to guide SIA members ahead of potential cybersecurity issues related to converged security measures. The advisory board provides prescriptive guidance...

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Kasia Hanson


Intel’s Kasia Hanson – ‘On this journey of physical and cyber, there isn't just one destination’

March 13, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

LAS VEGAS—Physical security and cybersecurity are really two sides of the same coin, and the convergence of the two is considered the future of the security landscape, say the panelists for a session at ISC West. Here’s a teaser for that session, “Critical Convergence: United Physical and Cybersecurity for Optimal Protection.”  Layers of defense   Kasia Hanson, global senior director, physical and cybersecurity ecosystems, Intel Corp., told Security...

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